HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Ty Cullen

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. George R. Fontaine

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, January 31, 2011

TIME:

8:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

A G E N D A

 

HB 917

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Exempts from county approval state department of transportation development and construction of highways and airports.

 

TRN, WLO/EEP, JUD

HB 1239

Status

RELATING TO FERRIES.

Establishes the Hawaii state ferry system and the Hawaii state ferry system special fund for the operation of a system to ferry people and cargo between the islands. Makes appropriation. Effective July 1, 2011.

 

TRN, FIN

(pending re-referral)

HB 538

Status

RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.

Requires as a condition of the issuance of a motor vehicle certificate of inspection, the installation of road pollution filters to reduce air pollution from fine particulate matter.

 

TRN, EEP, JUD

HB 1020

Status

RELATING TO THE ALOHA TOWER DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

Abolishes Aloha Tower development corporation.  Transfers the ATDC assets to the department of transportation.  Transfers the zoning and planning jurisdiction to the Hawaii community development authority.  Makes appropriation.  Effective on July 1, 2011.

 

TRN, WLO, FIN

HB 658

Status

RELATING TO DRIVER EDUCATION.

Imposes a surcharge for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. Establishes a special fund to be administered by the motor vehicle safety office. Establishes a driver education program to increase awareness of the dangers of drunk driving and encourage safe driving practices in students and young drivers.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 929

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Designates the one-half mile area surrounding each rail transit station of the Honolulu high-capacity transit corridor project as the Honolulu rail transit corridor community development district.

 

TRN, WLO, FIN

HB 833

Status

RELATING TO TAXATION.

Exempts from GET a project developed to provide affordable rental housing or a community health care facility within a mixed-use transit-oriented joint development project.

 

TRN, HSG/HLT, FIN

HB 1016

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION ENERGY INITIATIVES.

Clarifies the electric vehicle parking requirement.

 

TRN, EEP, JUD

HB 823

Status

RELATING TO TRAFFIC FINES AND FEES.

Raises certain fines and fine ceilings for traffic offenses. Increases administrative fees for certain traffic offenses and allocates a portion of those moneys to the judiciary computer system special fund, judiciary facilities repair and maintenance special fund, and the general fund.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

HB 334

Status

RELATING TO FORFEITED VEHICLES.

Requires sales proceeds of vehicles forfeited for racing on highways to be deposited into the education research and development revolving fund.

 

TRN, EDN, FIN

HB 48

Status

RELATING TO ELECTIONS.

Requires that all applicants for driver's licenses or state identification cards, if determined to be eligible, be automatically registered to vote.

 

TRN, JUD, FIN

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6221(for Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web);

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair